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Collecting at cultural crossroads : collection policies and approaches (2008-2012) of the Tropenmuseum

Brakel, Koos van and LegĂȘne, Susan | cop. 2008
  • Author(s): Brakel, Koos van and LegĂȘne, Susan
  • Publisher: Royal tropical institute (KIT)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, exhibitions, museology, international co-operation, netherlands
This Bulletin discusses the Tropenmuseum (the museum of the Royal Tropical Institute, the Netherlands) collections, the results of recent policies of collecting, and the themes for future acquisition and research.

The cultural heritage of democratic South Africa : an overview

Bredekamp, Henry C. | 2007
  • Author(s): Bredekamp, Henry C.
  • Publisher: LIASA
  • Pages: 1--12
  • Keywords: cultural heritage, south africa
The chapter focuses on the dynamics of cultural heritage in South Africa as manifested in cultural heritage discourse and legislative processes after the apartheid era, with particular reference to the reinvention of heritage resources management agencies such as libraries, archives, museums.

How Caribbean museums are dealing with diversity

Brookes, Hazel | 2008
  • Author(s): Brookes, Hazel
  • Publisher: Commonwealth association of museums (CAM)]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museology, museums, culture, saint kitts-nevis-anguilla
Using St. Kitts and Nevis as an example, the author examines ingrained limitations to be found in Caribbean museums with special focus on staffing, funding and diversity and makes a call to change.

Project of endangered movable assets (EMA) of the national cultural heritage : documentation and conservation of the collections in the National museum of Afghanistan : project final report

Cassar, Brendan and Nagaoka, Masanori | 2007
  • Author(s): Cassar, Brendan and Nagaoka, Masanori
  • Publisher: UNESCO
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, cultural heritage, cultural property protection, cultural property preservation, afghanistan
This project report [address]es two concerns of the National Museum of Afghanistan: the need to document the collections after the looting during the civil war and Taliban iconoclasm, and to improve the conservation and the capacity to safeguard the remnants of that national heritage into the future.

Stretch thy hand museum!

Chakravarti, Shyamalkanti | 2006]
  • Author(s): Chakravarti, Shyamalkanti
  • Publisher: International council of museums (ICOM)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, india
In the mid-90s, four museums of national status in the north, south, east and western parts of India were made responsible for the modernization of smaller museums in the neighbouring region. Recent experimentations in the field of museum modernization in India are presented.

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